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Report concludes poor visibility likely cause of Skipness air crash

TWO CHARITY fundraisers from Surrey, who had just climbed Ben Nevis, died when their Piper Cherokee plane crashed into the sea.

Pilot Tony Woodward, 62, and his passenger Robert Archer, 57, were returning to Carlisle airport from Oban, after a sponsored walk for Shooting Star Chase, when the aircraft, call sign, G-CEOF, plunged into the sea on May 25 last year. Concerns were raised about the whereabouts of the plane at 11.15am that day. An Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report published last week has given the likely causes of the crash.

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